The aim of this program is to support dietitians and other healthcare professionals in the development of knowledge and skills related to the nutritional care of infants and children in hospital.
The SickKids Paediatric Dietetics Training Modules are designed to educate and further develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes of those providing nutritional interventions, support and education for children and their families in acute healthcare settings. This training can be further customized to meet the specific requests and unique needs of your organization. In addition to this training, expert faculty in paediatric nutrition support are available to provide learners with clinical mentorship and support for trainees to transition knowledge of patient assessment and therapeutic interventions in paediatric nutritional care.
- Paediatric Nutrition Assessment
- Assessing Growth in Infants and Children
- Nutrition for Healthy Infants
- Paediatric Enteral Feeding
- Infant and Enteral Formula
- Formula Calculations
- Biochemistry Review
- Failure To Thrive
- Parenteral Nutrition
Benefits for Participants:
Trained educators provide guidance and leadership for teams of dietitians and other healthcare professionals to advance their paediatric skills, enhance patient care and maximize nutrition related outcomes within your organization.
Maximize individual and team performance through small group teaching and course content geared towards the individual learner needs, and embedded in their present clinical practice.
Leverage knowledge and skills in nutrition support to proactively attend to the unique metabolic needs of infants and children vital to providing nourishment necessary for growth and healing.
Benefits for Organizations:
Advance Paediatric Care
Enhance patient care and maximize workflow as individuals and teams develop paediatric dietetics training and skills within their own individualized practice setting.
Sustain Practice Changes
Maintain individual and team learning through interactive curriculum that positions learners to utilize critical thinking and clinical reasoning to provide paediatric nutritional support and care in a variety of situations based on your organization’s unique patient population and institutional setting.
Dependent on organizational needs
Dietitians, physicians, nurses, physicians’ assistants, and other healthcare professionals